Human Nutrition (Faculty of Science)

Quebec CEGEP
Previous year's cutoff:
28.00 overall R-Score
Prerequisite courses:
  • Biology NYA (00UK) 01Y5; Biology II (00XU), 01YJ;
  • Chemistry NYA (00UL), 01Y6; Chemistry NYB (00UM); Organic Chemistry I 00XV, 01YH;
  • Math NYA (00UN), 01Y1; Math NYB (00UP), 01Y2;
  • Physics NYA (00UR), 01Y7; Physics NYB (00US), 01YF; Physics NYC (00UT), 01YG.
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Previous year's cutoff:
80.00% top 6 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • 4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school;
  • 4U Calculus and Vectors;
  • Two of 4U Biology, Chemistry or Physics
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Previous year's cutoff:
80.00% top 5 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school;
  • Grade 12 math (precalculus or calculus)
  • Two of Grade 12 Biology, Chemistry or Physics
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Previous year's cutoff:
B average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisite courses:
  • Courses must include: Pre-calculus; two of biology, chemistry or physics
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2021):
    • ACT, or
    • SAT and two SAT Subject tests (Subject tests must include two from: Math,
    • Biology, Chemistry or Physics).
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisite courses:
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

See the complete requirements

Overview

The Minor in Human Nutrition is intended to complement your primary field of study by introducing you to the metabolic aspects of human nutrition. This program is especially accessible for students in Biochemistry, Biology, Physiology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Microbiology and Immunology, Animal Science, or Food Science programs.

The Minor program does not carry professional recognition or qualify you to work as a nutritionist or dietitian. It will offer a solid foundation that helps you qualify for many postgraduate nutrition programs.


Careers

This minor allows students to explore the field of nutrition and can be used to fulfill entrance requirements when applying to graduate studies in Human Nutrition. 

You can become a professional:  

  • Researcher
  • Nutritionist
  • Dietician
  • Health scientist

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Science.

See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application.

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